Media Advisory – Government of Canada, Coastal First Nations make progress in protecting a unique marine area off of the Pacific West Coast

VANCOUVER in BC, Feb. 6, 2023 /CNW/ – The Honourable Joyce Murray (Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Canadian Coast Guard) together with Cloyee-iis and Dr. Judith Sayers President Gaagwiis Jason Alsop and the Council of the Haida Nation Chief, joined the Nuu-chah–nulth Tribal Council. Jeff Jones The Pacheedaht First Nation James WallasJointly, the Elected councillor and Quatsino first Nation will announce progress on Tang.ɢwan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is Marine Protected Area.

Tang.ɢwan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is Marine Protected Area (CNW Group/Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada)

Tang.ɢWan — ḥačxwiqak — Tsig̱is Marine Protected Area (CNW Group/Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Canada)


Tuesday, February 7, 2023


10:00 AM PST


Vancouver Convention Centre, Room 201
1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 0C3

*Access to the venue

  • Only IMPAC5-accredited media can participate on-site at this event

  • Media must have access to an accreditation You will need your badge to gain access to the venue. Please allow enough time for you to register if you have not yet done so.

*Access to the teleconference:

For media who plan to attend the event, please contact Fisheries and Oceans Canada Pacific Region Media Relations [email protected] Register now Tuesday, February 6, At 4:00 p.m. PST. Media representatives who have registered for the conference will be sent a confirmation email that includes instructions for participation.

About IMPAC5

IMPAC5The Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress) is where the whole world will unite to defend the oceans. From 3 – 9 February, 2023IMPAC5 will host ocean conservation leaders, decision-makers, and professionals. Vancouver, CanadaTo learn, share, and chart a path towards protecting 30% of the oceans by 2030. The Leadership Forum (on) is the IMPAC5 high level segment. February 9,), has invited international ministers and decision makers to chart a course towards achieving the marine conservation targets negotiated as part of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Goals.

SOURCE Fisheries & Oceans (DFO). Canada



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